Advances in Heat Transfer, Volume 45

1st Edition

Editors: Ephraim M. Sparrow John Abraham John Gorman Young Cho
Hardcover ISBN: 9780124078192
eBook ISBN: 9780124079328
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 20th November 2013
Page Count: 360
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Table of Contents

Contributors

Preface

Chapter One. Trends, Tricks, and Try-ons in CFD/CHT

Abstract

1 Introduction

2 Trends

3 Tricks

4 Try-ons

5 Concluding Remarks

References

Chapter Two. A Study of Micro-scale Boiling by Infrared Techniques

Abstract

1 Introduction

2 Boiling Incipience

3 Boiling Heat Transfer in Micro-channels

4 Nucleation Characteristics of Heaters

5 The Boiling Crisis Phenomenon

6 Effect of Surface Active Agents (Surfactants) on Boiling Characteristics

7 Experimental Study of Integrated Micro-channel Cooling for 3D Electronic Circuit Architectures

8 Uncertainty

9 Conclusions

References

Chapter Three. Technology Evolution, from the Constructal Law

Abstract

1 Technology Evolution, Predicted

2 Evolution of Compactness

3 Tree-Shaped Designs: Conduction, Fluid Flow, and Convection

4 Free Convection: An Engine + Brake System

5 Constructal Law, Design in Nature, and Complexity

References

Chapter Four. Recent Advances in Vapor Chamber Transport Characterization for High-Heat-Flux Applications

Abstract

Nomenclature

1 Introduction

2 Experimental Evaluation of Capillary-Fed Evaporation and Boiling

3 Device-Level Modeling, Testing, and Design for High-Heat-Flux Applications

4 Nanostructured Capillary Wicks for Vapor Chamber Applications

5 Closure

Acknowledgments

References

Chapter Five. Applications of Nanomaterials in Solar Energy and Desalination Sectors

Abstract

1 Introduction

2 Solar Energy

3 Conclusions

References

Author Index

Subject Index


Description

Advances in Heat Transfer fills the information gap between regularly scheduled journals and university-level textbooks by providing in-depth review articles over a broader scope than in journals or texts. The articles, which serve as a broad review for experts in the field, will also be of great interest to non-specialists who need to keep up-to-date with the results of the latest research. This serial is essential reading for all mechanical, chemical and industrial engineers working in the field of heat transfer, graduate schools or industry.

Key Features

  • This serial is essential reading for all mechanical, chemical and industrial engineers working in the field of heat transfer, graduate schools or industry

Readership

Practicing engineers, researchers and academics in mechanical and thermal engineering


Details

No. of pages:
360
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780124079328
Hardcover ISBN:
9780124078192

About the Editors

Ephraim M. Sparrow Editor

Professor Eph sparrow has practiced the art and science of heat transfer for over 60 years.He currently leads the Laboratory for Engineering Practice at the University of Minnesota.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA

John Abraham Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

University of St. Thomas, Saint Paul, MN, USA

John Gorman Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA

Young Cho Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Drexel University, USA